Art Of Life, Love And Style! Minsk Design Week Starts In Upper Town

The historical center of the city are buzzing with various art events, open air installations and parties from 1 to 10 May. Minsk Design Week has started this Tuesday.

Prepare for something artsy!

This year’s Minsk Design Week will entertain its visitors with objects of design, sculptures, paintings and bizarre city furniture.

The thematic fields are located near the Town Hall, on Zybitskaya and Gertsena streets.

Other design wonders can be viewed at Cyril and Methodius street, Pereulok Musikal’nyi and even on Svislach river!

The main theme of the festival is the 500th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Milan Princess Bona Sforza.

She became the wife of Sigismund I the Old, the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania.

Princess Bona was the one who invited Italian scientists, masters, architects, teachers and musicians to the territory of modern Poland, Belarus, Lithuania and Ukraine.

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So if you have weakness for the art of the 16th century then this event is a 100% must see for you.

Lovers of the contemporary art don’t get upset beforehand!

The works of the present-day Belarusian designers showing how they understand life, time, style and love will also be presented.


The central zone near the Town Hall plays host for the “Art of style” exhibition.

A small section of Engels street will house the zone of “Art of Accuracy”, while courtyards along Gertsen Street is the territory of the “Art of Design”.

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Looking for some “Art of love”? You’ll find it at the courtyards of the Museum of Archeology and the Museum of Minsk Horse Tram.

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The “Art of Life” with allegoric objects of world view, existence, hope and meaning of life is at the Svisloch river quay and courtyard behind the music school №10.

Cyril and Methodius street, Gertsena street and in Musikalnyi Pereulok are occupied by the “Art of the image”.

The bridge along Bogdanovicha street to the bridge along Yanka Kupala street is the territory “Art of Reflections”.